ACCESS TO PLACE DES ARTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH REDUCED MOBILITY
Located in the heart of the Quartier des spectacles in Montréal, Place des Arts is also accessible to individuals with reduced mobility. Place des Arts has made every effort to make it easy for you to get here. We also have wheelchairs available, as well as reserved seating for people in wheelchairs, booster seats for children, and a service for the hearing impaired.
DROP-OFF ZONE –ST. URBAIN STREET Getting dropped off at 1600 St. Urbain Street provides easy access to Place des Arts. Simply use the drop-off zone, which has been specially designed and configured to meet your needs. Individuals with reduced mobility or in wheelchairs can use outdoor and indoor ramps to access the various concert halls.
DROP-OFF ZONE –ST. CATHERINE STREET Getting dropped off at 175 St. Catherine Street West provides easy access to Théâtre Maisonneuve, Théâtre Jean-Duceppe, the Cinquième salle, the Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme, the exhibition space, Place Deschamps bistro-bar, the shops, and the Musée d’art contemporain and its restaurant Le Contemporain (which can also be accessed via 185 St. Catherine Street West).
PARKING – ST. URBAIN STREET ENTRANCE Make your way to 1450 St. Urbain Street to enter Place des Arts’ indoor parking lot. Your accessible parking sticker provides access to several parking spaces reserved for individuals with reduced mobility. Ask parking lot staff at the entrance for more information.
Reserved spaces are located on all three levels of the P-1 parking lot, close to an elevator leading up to the venue entrance level. Additional spaces are located in section P of the P-2 parking lot on the main foyer level leading to the concert halls.
WHEELCHAIR USE Individuals requiring the use of a wheelchair must inquire at the main security desk located near the St. Urbain Street entrance, or at the entrance to the Maison symphonique for performances taking place in that venue. There are a limited number of wheelchairs available.
A HELPING HAND During performances, a member of the ushering staff is designated to assist people with reduced mobility. Customers requiring assistance need simply present themselves at the entrance to the concert hall.
PURCHASING TICKETS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO USE WHEELCHAIRS A few seats in each of our concert halls are reserved for people in wheelchairs. Tickets for these special seats can only be purchased at the Place des Arts box office or by telephone at 514-842-2112 (or toll-free at 1-866-842-2112). You must mention that the ticket is for someone in a wheelchair when making your purchase.
FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED Every hall in Place des Arts is equipped with an audio system that enables hearing-impaired spectators to tune in to the signal of the performance they are seeing. Audience members wishing to avail themselves of this service must bring their own earphone-equipped FM receivers, and tune in to the frequency for their concert hall.
Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier: 90.9 FM
Théâtre Maisonneuve: 89.9 FM
Théâtre Jean-Duceppe: 107.9 FM
Cinquième Salle: 88.1 FM
Studio-théâtre: 87.9 FM
FOR PERSONS OF LARGER STATURE Individuals of larger stature can sit more comfortably by reserving specially adapted seats. All of our performance halls are equipped with such seats, which may be reserved when purchasing tickets through the Place des Arts box office, by telephone or in person only. Please note that there are a limited number of these seats available. You may also request to be seated in an adapted seat upon arrival at your performance, subject to availability. Please note that these seats cannot be reserved when purchasing via the web.
FOR CHILDREN Booster seats are available for children at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier and Théâtre Maisonneuve. Please inquire with the ushering staff.